Crime Statistics for Shrub End, Colchester, Essex, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Shrub End, Colchester, Essex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shrub End using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 116 street level crime incidents in Shrub End in December 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Shrub End, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime45
Anti Social Behaviour25
Public Order11
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Theft6
Other Crime6
Shoplifting5
Vehicle Crime4
Drugs3
Burglary2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime116

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Shrub End. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Shrub End

We've taken the ten nearest places to Shrub End and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Shrub End has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Colchester (1.75 miles)493
Abbey Field (1.39 miles)466
Berechurch (1.39 miles)150
Shrub End116
Beacon End (1.39 miles)116
Chitts Hills (1.75 miles)114
Colne (1.78 miles)110
Blackheath (2.24 miles)84
Maypole Green (0.88 miles)64
Layer de la Haye (1.86 miles)10

11.2%
of Colchester residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Shrub End

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Shrub End and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Abbey Field168
Colchester148
Berechurch68
Shrub End45
Colne39
Blackheath31
Beacon End30
Chitts Hills29
Maypole Green24
Layer de la Haye3

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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